Alana Kinzle encouraged Allen County commissioners Tuesday to add a memorial garden to the courthouse lawn.
“We’re always talking about having something to do downtown on the square, and all we have there are the Veterans Wall and the big clock,” she said. “We need more,” such as a place for people to enjoy and reflect.
The recommendation came as no surprise to Steve and Frances Kinzle, her parents. They’d told Alana, her mother said, “if the younger generation doesn’t get involved, who will?”